ANTULAY

  • WikiLeaks: Cong played minority card post 26/11 December 11, 2010

    Washington: Post 26/11, a section of the Congress leadership was seen playing religious politics after one of its leaders, A R Antulay, implied that Hindutva forces may have been involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, according to a confidential memo by the then US ambassador to India, David Mulford, released...
  • 26/11: Modi's comments Vs Antulay remarks this session February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: BJP's anti terror mascot, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is now finding himself in a spot for taking his image too seriously. A week after he stirred a controversy by stating that the Mumbai terror strikes had local involvement, he is now on the defensive. "I was only saying...
  • 26/11 attackers wanted terrorists freed: Digvijay December 29, 2008

    New Delhi: The Congress may be in for some rough weather again because of a seniors leaders conspiracy theory about the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has claimed that the terrorists who attacked Mumbai demanded the release of certain terrorists but the Government refused them. "During the incident the...
  • IB officer likely to head anti terror body December 25, 2008

    Srinagar: Nechal Sindhu, a special director in the Intelligence Bureau, is tipped to head the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India, informed sources said here Thursday night. Sindhu, an Indian Police Service officer of the 1973 batch of Bihar cadre, could take over as chief of the NIA anytime soon, the...
  • Cyrus gets global update on Christmas celebration December 25, 2008

    Cyrus Broacha wishes everyone Merry Christmas and gives a global update on Christmas celebration. He shows the biggest joke Santa Claus has sent him, interviews Minister of Minority Affairs A R Antulay and also discusses Aamir Khan starrer Ghajini and Shah Rukh Khan starrer Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. ...
  • PM seeks end to Antulay row; BJP not over yet December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: After days of being criticised for his conspiracy theory over ATS chief Hemant Karkare's killing, Minority Affairs minister A R Antulay has finally climbed down. He said all his doubts had been cleared by Home Minister Chidambaram who made a statement in Parliament. ...
  • Din, walkouts but Parliament manages to pass 12 bills December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The two houses of Parliament passed 12 bills on the concluding day of their session Tuesday though Parliament was repeatedly stalled over Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay's remarks on the death of a Maharashtra police officer. Home Minister P Chidambaram's much awaited statement on Antulay's demand that the...
  • Antulay backs down, says Karkare issue settled December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: With the Government rejecting the conspiracy theory propounded by him over the death of AntiTerroism Squad chief Hemant Karkare, Union Minister A R Antulay on Tuesday said, there was no need for further probe on the issue which was now settled. The Home Minister's statement has clarified all doubts,...
  • Both Houses of Parliament adjourn over Antulay issue December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for an hour today following uproar caused by Opposition BJP over Union Minister A R Antulay's controversial remarks raising doubts over the circumstances that led to the killing of Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare. Soon after Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee made obituary...
  • ExMumbai top cops livid over Antulay's comments December 23, 2008

    Mumbai: There has been nationwide rage against Union Minorities Affairs Minister AR Antulay's controversial comments on the circumstances leading to the death of Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare during the Mumbai terror attacks. Antulay's comments are being criticised by former police officials of Mumbai who say the politicisation of such...
  • Karkare's postmortem punctures Antulay's theory December 23, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai Crime Branch has released the postmortem report of Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare which clearly states that the police officer was killed by bullets fired by the terrorists during the Mumbai terror attacks. The political implications of the report is likely to be felt in Parliament on Tuesday,...
  • Antulay's remarks push Muslims into a corner December 23, 2008

    One of the immediate after effects of Mumbai terror attacks was an unprecedented political unity between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, that unity has tragically been shattered by the utterances of the Union Minority Affairs Minister AR Antulay, who has suggested that there was an internal...
  • Antulay brings House down; LS, RS adjourned December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Chaos reigned supreme in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Monday over the Antulay issue. The BJP has demanded the Minority Affairs Minister's ouster, while the Congress finds itself friendless. Both houses of Parliament have been repeatedly disrupted, with BJP members storming the well of the house. Rajya...
  • Both Houses adjourned amid uproar over the Antulay issue December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The Antulay issue once again caused uproar in Parliament on Monday as agitated BJP and Shiv Sena members stormed the well in both the Houses demanding sacking of the Union Minister, forcing their brief adjournments. While Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice, Lok Sabha adjourned...
  • Opposition to corner UPA on Antulay issue in Parliament December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central Government is likely to face the heat of Opposition over Minority Affairs Minister AR Antulay's remarks on the death of former Mumbai AntiTerrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare during the Mumbai terror attacks. Antulay had earlier submitted his 'resignation' to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh but no decision has...
  • Shabana Azmi says Antulay's remarks harmful for India December 22, 2008

    Nashik: Renowned Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi on Sunday condemned Union Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay's remarks regarding the killing of Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare on November 26, the day terrorists struck Mumbai. ''Mr Antulay's remarks were unnecessary and unfortunate. He will not get the political benefit for...
  • Weekend Edition: I am proud of my comments, says Antulay December 21, 2008

    Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay remains defiant in the face of intense criticism for his comments questioning the circumstances of AntiTerrorism Squad Chief, Hemant Karkare's death in the Mumbai terror attack. Speaking to CNNIBN's EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai on the show The Weekend Edition, Antulay was unfazed, even saying he...
  • Congress in a fix as party leaders back Antulay December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Congress is in a dilemma over whether or not accept the resignation of Union Minorities Affairs Minister AR Antulay as there appears to be a divide with the party on the one side and the United Progressive Alliance Government on the other. Sources have told CNNIBN that senior ministers...
  • Congress can't decide: support or sack Antulay December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The Congress is in a mess over Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay, who has resigned after his statements on the death of a senior police officer embarrassed the Government. Antulay created a storm in Parliament after he suggested that the death of Hemant Karkare, chief of Maharashtras AntiTerrorism...
  • Antulay's statement finds support among some December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Minister for Minority Affairs AR Antulay has stirred up a storm by questioning the nature of ATS Chief Hemant Karkare's killing from the bullets of the Laskhar terrorists in the November 26 terror attack in Mumbai. Many say he has said aloud what many in the Muslim community...
  • UPA proud of my remark on Karkare: Antulay December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Almost three years after A R Antulay's swearingin ceremony, the Minorities Minister finally means business. By grabbing headlines over the conspiracy theory he has voiced concerning the death of AntiTerrorism Squad chief, Hemant Karkare, A R Antulay he has tied the Government in knots. However, what is remarkable...
  • Govt should let Antulay resign: Javed Akhtar December 20, 2008

    Noted lyricist and member of the group, Muslims for Secular Democracy, Javed Akhtar joined CNNIBN to answer some questions on the Antulay conspiracy theory. CNNIBN: To the Muslim community, Mr Hemant Karkare was in a sense a representative of everything that was going right for the Malegaon investigations. All that has...
  • Antulay isolated after remarks on Karkare's death December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central Government is yet to clarify its stand on Union Minister of Minority Affairs AR Antulay, who is at the centre of a storm triggered by his remarks on the circumstances surrounding Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare's killing. But some Congress allies and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) partners...
  • Antulay not sorry, says he's said what many think December 19, 2008

    New Delhi: While Minority Affairs Minister AR Antulay sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has also reiterated his demand for a probe into the death of the AntiTerrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare Hemants death. I have said what was their in the minds of lots of people,...
  • Antulay quits, asks PM to probe Karkare death December 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Minister A R Antulay, who is at the centre of a storm triggered by his remarks on the circumstances surrounding Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare's killing, has reportedly sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Seventynineyearold Minority Affairs Minister, whose remarks created an uproar in Parliament with...
  • Watch: Antulay not sorry for Karkare story December 19, 2008

    Minorities affairs minister A.R Antulay remains adamant. He says he owes no explanation to anyone. ...
  • Probe shows Karkare killed by Mumbai attackers December 19, 2008

    Mumbai: Union Minister of Minority Affairs AR Antulay maybe suspicious about the circumstances leading to the killing of Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare but the Maharashtra government has no doubt that the officer was killed by terrorists who attacked Mumbai in November. Both the Maharashtra government and Mumbai Police have...
  • Antulay not sorry for Karkare story | Political furore | Watch December 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay just wont plug it. He has refused to apologise or explain his controversial statements on the death of Maharashtra police officer Hemant Karkare. "I owe explanation to none. I have not said anything which has embarrassed the Government and the Congress party. In...
  • Din in Maharashtra House over Antulay's remarks December 18, 2008

    Nagpur: Maharashtra Assembly on Thursday witnessed noisy scenes over Union Minister A R Antulay's remarks raising doubts over the killing of ATS chief Hemant Karkare during the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks. Opposition members, who demanded an apology from Antulay, trooped into the well of the House, forcing three adjournments. Leader of...
  • Antulay sends letter to PM, makes his excuse December 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay has said he had never doubted that terrorists killed Hemant Karkare or questioned the martyrdom of the Maharashtra police officer. I am not questioning that a terrorist was involved in the killing of Hemant Karkare. I am not questioning the martyrdom of...